Business Online

A Designer’s Guide To Effective Proposals And Invoices

May 26th, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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A Designer’s Guide To Effective Proposals And Invoices

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Because of the potential for variations in the different aspects of a web design project, creating a proposal or invoice for such a project can be trickier than that of another industry like accounting or legal services. If your proposal isn't created carefully, it can lead to misunderstandings and unhappy...

Design

Breaking the Rules: How to Effectively Break the “Rules” of Good Web Design

May 25th, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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Breaking the Rules: How to Effectively Break the “Rules” of Good Web Design

We’ve all seen articles devoted to the various web desing “rules” out there. In fact, they’ve probably been drilled into all of our heads ad nauseum. And for many, they serve as a comforting set of guidelines that make our lives easier, at least when it comes to design. But what about those occasions when you have an idea that doesn’t quite fit in...

Essentials

55 Amazing 3D Abstract Artworks & Wallpapers

May 24th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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55 Amazing 3D Abstract Artworks & Wallpapers

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>Abstract art is gaining popularity because of the fact that it does not require reference to reality. And this gives you the freedom to depict real forms in a much simpler way or you can keep an allusion only. This post contains some amazing examples of 3D Abstract Artworks and Wallpapers...

Photography

The Beauty of Lightning Photography: A Bolt From The Blue

May 21st, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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The Beauty of Lightning Photography: A Bolt From The Blue

Scientifically speaking, lightning is an abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light. But for photographers it is a beautiful creation from Mother Nature. Lightning occurs during a storm resulting from strong rising air currents; heavy rain or hail along with thunder and sometimes during volcanic eruptions or dust storms. Mother Nature pigments an galvanic...

Inspiration

50 Beautiful Examples of Architecture Photography

May 20th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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50 Beautiful Examples of Architecture Photography

This post is dedicated to Architecture Photography. Our surrounding is full of many beautiful things: traditional or fashionable, architectural photography can be as exciting as it is gratifying. In this kind of photography, a photographer usually experiments with various angles, settings, timing and effects to achieve the most interesting shot of buildings. In this post we have gathered some of beautiful, unusual and bizzare...

Design

35 Fresh and Excellent Photoshop Tutorials from 2010

May 19th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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35 Fresh and Excellent Photoshop Tutorials from 2010

With the release of CS5, Photoshop has become even more power-packed with features more simplified, and with better characteristics. Its features are so user-friendly such that even newbies can produce quality effects, and for professionals launching of CS5 is like getting box of Pandora with which they can get awesome results. Today we present 35 Latest Photoshop Tutorials from this year, which will showcase...

Inspiration

30 Brilliant Photos That Look Like They Are Photoshopped But Are Not

May 18th, 2010
by Obaid ur Rehman
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30 Brilliant Photos That Look Like They Are Photoshopped But Are Not

Photomanipulation techniques have become so much common that some time we wonder if the image is real or Photoshopped; and our today’s post is the example of this dilemma. In this post we have gathered some real photos that have not been photoshopped but look like that. These photos are the result of incredible artwork of photographers who used their creative in somewhat very...

Business Online

A DIY Web Design Education

May 17th, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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A DIY Web Design Education

A lot of designers and aspiring designers take formal design courses (or get design degrees), while many others wish they could take the time to get some formal design education. But not every designer has the time. After all, if you’ve come to design later in your career, or just have other responsibilities that preclude you from attending formal classes, going to school for...

Business Online

Effective Tips To Start Freelancing Without Getting Too Comfy

May 14th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Effective Tips To Start Freelancing Without Getting Too Comfy

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There are many reasons to leave secure employment and embrace freelancing, from enjoying professional freedom to enjoying actual physical freedom. When you work for someone else, you spend eight (or more) hours in their office, and usually not just any hours, but those from 9:00 to 5:00, when everyone...

Inspiration

40 Most Beautiful Mosques In The World

May 13th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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40 Most Beautiful Mosques In The World

Mosque is a Holy place for Muslims. It refers to its Arabic name – Masjid. A Mosque is a place for worship for all the followers of Islam. Mosques all around the world are well known for the general importance to Muslims as well as for Islamic architecture and representation of Islamic culture. Although Mosque is the place where all the Muslims of the...

CMS

50 High Quality Themes for Drupal Developers

May 12th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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50 High Quality Themes for Drupal Developers

For a fair few numbers of years Drupal has had the reputation of being a difficult CMS to learn. Any web developer will tell you that. It is a fair reputation, but this does take a lot of the gloss and prestige away from what it deserves. Whereas once you manage to get beyond the initial tricky learning curve, everything falls into place and...

Design

Scalable Full Body Backgrounds in Web Design

May 11th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Scalable Full Body Backgrounds in Web Design

By Mike Takahashi It is reasonable to assume that most users have a display resolution higher than or equal 1024×768 pixels. As display resolutions continue to increase, there has been a steady trend of websites that have employed full body backgrounds using large images. However, many of these designs use images that have a set resolution for its width and height. Once the resolution...